Town of Sutton Selectmen Meeting Minutes


Sutton Conservation Commission


Wednesday,  July 14, 2021

Please note that the meeting is in-person and all visitors must wear masks.

  • Review minutes of June 9, 2021.


  • Financial Report


  • Correspondence

— Email from Elly Phillips notifying SCC of a webinar on beaver deterrents, July 15th at 2:00.

— Letter from NH Lakes thanking the SCC for donation of $100.

— Copies of emails from Elly Phillips regarding repairs to the Horse Beach boat ramp.

— Emails from Lorri Himes regarding the unauthorized withdrawal of water from Gile Pond by a drilling company.

— Email from NHACC announcing Taking Action for Wildlife Community Conservation Cohort training.

— Email from NHACC announcing the NH BioBlitz that will take place in September, with training sessions in August.

— NHACC June eNews announcing 50th anniversary celebration, the NH BioBlitz, grant opportunities and more.


  • Review of Wetland Applications and Issues

— Copies of Standard Dredge & Fill permit applications from NHDOT for I-89 bridge repairs.


  • Review of Intents to Cut and Logging Issues

— R & M Cloutier, Shadow Hill Rd, 50 out of 54 acres, T/L#s 05-698-411 and 05-732-541, Stillwater Forestry.

— Copy of Forest Statutory Permit-by-Notification received for Chan Trust, T/L# 03-022-098, DES file # 2021-01818.

— Copy of Forest Statutory Permit-by-Notification received for C & W Phinney, T/L# 03-016-336, DES file # 2021-01817.


  • Old Business

Prioritizing Sutton’s conservation lands for public access

— Status of Horse Beach KLNA: 1) engineering designs and 2) landscaper designs


  • New Business

— NHACC Conservation commissions survey

— Focus projects for SCC in 2021.


  • Publicity

— Making a “Special Event Day” for the SCC:

> The “Big Tree Program”

> NH BioBlitz

> T-shirts for SCC volunteer helpers


  • Trail Maintenance and Development

— Trail Advisory Committee Report

>GIS map of KHR

>Donation system for KHR to help with mowing, plowing and maintenance costs

>Maple Leaf Parking winter option


  • Next Meeting: Wednesday, August 11th, 2021 at 6:30 PM.